Rebecca Fox

Topsy turvy summer had its ups and downs

Topsy turvy summer had its ups and downs

Balclutha and Kaitaia experienced their sunniest summers on record this season.

Hard work restoring history of Quarantine

Hard work restoring history of Quarantine

Restoring a historic building on an island in the middle of Otago Harbour is no mean feat, says former Quarantine Island caretaker Kathy Morrison.

Family all Kiwis now

Family all Kiwis now

Darren Burden, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd's development director, who became a New Zealand citizen at a ceremony in the Skeggs Gallery, Dunedin Municipal Chambers, this week.

Fishing guides back regulation moves

Professional fishing guides are more than happy to hear the Otago Fish and Game Council is strongly supporting the proposal to advance the introduction of a licence for commercial game-bird hunters and anglers.

Draining wetlands criticised

Draining wetlands criticised

Fish and Game Otago is calling for answers as to why some wetlands are being drained and their vegetation destroyed in South Otago.

Wetland to be enhanced

Fish and Game Otago says it intends to develop a large wetland at Henley.

Dunedin, Balclutha, break records for sunniest February

Dunedin, Balclutha, break records for sunniest February

Dunedin and Balclutha have broken decades-long records with their sunniest February.

Sunk vessel's 500 litres of diesel hopefully contained

Sunk vessel's 500 litres of diesel hopefully contained

A diesel spill from a recreational fishing vessel which sank at its berth at the Riverton wharf on Sunday night has dispersed.

Bonamia still about, but oysters bounce back

Initial results from a pre-season survey of bonamia in Bluff oyster beds suggest the disease is still causing problems in some areas, but despite this the fishery is continuing to rebuild, a scientist says.

Ex-field officer chairs Fish and Game

A former field officer for Otago Fish and Game has been elected its council's new chairman.